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USGS 0148471320 BIRCH BRANCH AT SHOWELL, MD

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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NOTICE (07/01/2020) -- Stream stage and discharge data collection at this streamgage were discontinued on 07/01/2020 due to lack of funding.
Although historic data will remain accessible, no new data will be collected unless one or more new funding partners are found.
Potential funding partners or general questions concerning continuance of operations may contact Chuck Walker (cwwalker@usgs.gov;443-498-5523).


LOCATION.--Lat 38°24'33.6", long 75°12'44.6", Worcester County, MD, Hydrologic Unit 02040303,
   on right bank at downstream side of bridge on U.S. Highway 113, 0.75 mi north of Showell,
   and 1.1 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--6.38 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--December 1999 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WDR-US-2009: 2002-2008.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is -0.84 ft above North 
   American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS.--U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 1,370 ft3/s, August 26, 2012,
   gage height, 10.66 ft; minimum discharge,  0.14 ft3/s, Aug. 22-24, 2002.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Maryland State
   Highway Administration, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Dover office.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
1999-12-17  2020-07-01
2007-10-01  2020-07-01







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Summary of all available data for this site
Instantaneous-data availability statement


Discharge, cubic feet per second

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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 5 based on 20 water years of record more
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Jul 5
Min
(2002)
25th
percen-
tile
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Max
(2003)
-- unavailable -- 0.34 0.77 1.3 2.2 3.3 8.47


Gage height, feet

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